Dubrovnik: How to get from Airport to Old Town

Ready to explore Dubrovnik and all it’s Game of Thrones sites! But how do you get to Old Town from the airport? There is no train station in Dubrovnik but if you fly in there are two easy options to get to Old Town from the airport. Either way it takes approximately 30 min and […]

Chasing waterfalls: Top 5 in Iceland

Iceland is the land of waterfalls, one more beautiful than the other. These are our top 5, waterfalls but  every ‘foss’ as you drive along the Ring Road is spectacular. Read more about our drive around Iceland here. Another country with great waterfalls is Ecuador- read more about them here. 1. Seljalansfoss Driving south from Reykjavik […]

7 days in Iceland: Driving on the Ring Road

Iceland may seem like a small country but it isn’t. You can spend weeks exploring the country and there are many ways to organize your trip, all centered on the Ring Road. Here’s a suggestion of a slightly grueling 7-10 day itinerary, giving a flavor of the different region, each of which is distinct from […]

Day trip to Luxembourg City

Luxembourg, one of the smallest sovereign states in Europe and the only remaining grand duchy in the world, has been on our list ever since we moved to Europe. Only an hour drive from Metz or Saarbrücken, makes it very accessible. We used one of the many long weekends in June to visit the capital, […]

Day trip to Metz, France

2 hours from Paris by train is the cute city of Metz. It has enough to see, eat and drink and is definitely worth a day trip. For things to do in Paris, check out our post here. We drove there from Zürich, took us 4 hours driving through the pretty French countryside. Being very […]

Zurich in spring/summer- 5 top things to do.

Spring and summer are the best times to visit Switzerland and May – September are the best months. With the dark cold winter coming to an end, by March the days are already longer and the trees begin to look green again. April can be cold, so if you’re willing to face the unexpected odd […]

Experiencing a sauna in Finland

Our experience at a Finnish sauna. A must-do on your next trip to Finland

1 day in Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn is the capital of Estonia and a wonderful city to go visit for a day or two. It’s perfectly accessible by air, bus/train from mainland Europe and by ferry from Helsinki. We took the ferry from Helsinki – it was a short, two hour ride and turned it to be very comfortable. Here are […]

Skiing in Brunni Alpthal

This winter we are exploring ski areas close to Zurich and Luzern. This weekend we visited a new ski aeea, Brunni Alpthal. There are a couple of larger ski areas in the same region as well, Sattel Hochstuckli and Hoch -Ybrig. How do you get there? Brunni is a smaller ski area in the region […]